Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS85 KABQ 301626
Weather Summary for Northern and Central NM
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
1026 AM MDT SAT JUL 30 2016
New Mexico saw an active afternoon of storms yesterday with
numerous locations receiving heavy rain and hail. Nickel size
hail was reported in Rio Rancho and Ponderosa as Sandia Park saw
dime size hail. The highest rainfall totals were 1.65 inches in
Sedillo, 1.56 in Mogollon, and 1.54 in Gladstone. These showers
and storms dissipated overnight which lead to mostly clear skies
by the morning. Lows ranged from the 50s in higher terrain to the
60s over lower areas.
This weekend is shaping up to be an active period of storms in all
areas except for the far northwest and southeast portions of the
state. Highs today will be in the 80s and 90s areawide while
highs on Sunday will a few degrees cooler in western areas.
Looking ahead into next week, moist air will stay over the
southwest US which may lead to heavy rainfall and flooding over
western and central mountainous regions. This will help bring
temperatures closer to average for this time of year.